|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2020 - Mid 2023
|Estimated Project Cost:||$21,600,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$21,600,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Livingstone Shire Council
This project will upgrade Stanage Bay Road, which runs from the Bruce Highway to Stanage. The project involves widening and sealing approximately 39.7km of unsealed road between the Bruce Highway and the Stevens Road Access Army Gate.
This project will improve productivity, resilience and safety on Stanage Bay Road, including:
- improved travel reliability by increasing wet weather and flood resilience
- improved connectivity and interoperability across internal and external road networks
- improved road safety by providing a 6.5 metre seal on an 8 metre pavement
- realising significant cost savings from reduced long-term maintenance and whole-of-life asset cost
The Australian Government has commited $21.6 million to this project.
Construction commenced in mid 2020 and is expected to be completed in mid 2023, weather permitting.
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Project details last updated: 3/11/2020